PAST PROJECTS

 

  1. Participation to the review of the scientific information on lead and cadmium
  2. Evaluation of the quantity of lead from used lead acid batteries in Cameroon between 1992 and 2005 (complete)
  3. Review of the manuscript on the "Study on the possible effects on human health and the environment of the trade of products containing lead, cadmium and mercury in Africa" (complete)
  4. Environmental and Socio-economic assessment of Artisanal Gold Mining field: Case of Bétaré-Oya, East-Cameroon (complete)
  5. Quantification and characterization of discarded batteries in Yaounde, from the perspective of health, safety and environmental protection (complete)
  6. Organization and capacity-building activities to promote safer management of toxic chemicals in cosmetics and related products in Yaoundé, Cameroon (complete)
  7. Pilot project to strengthen capacities of workers of beauty salons, women CSOs and advocate the implementation of existing regulations to promote safer management of toxic chemicals in cosmetics and related products in Yaoundé, Cameroon (complete)
  8. Identifying the status of the use of hazardous chemicals: Leather-tannery industry in Cameroon (complete)
  9. Evaluation of lead concentrations in domestic and imported paints, and the development and distribution of educational materials on lead hazards for SAICM implementation in Cameroon under the UNEP/SAICM QSP funding in collaboration with OK International (complete)
  10. Rapid Assessment of the Dental Amalgam situation in Cameroon (within the    student internship programmes in CREPD) (complete)
  11. Lead Paint Elimination Project in Cameroon (ongoing)

 

Partners /Donors to the programme

UNEP/Chemicals (UNEP GWMP, UNEP Hg Partnership) and Member of the Lead and Cadmium Working Group of UNEP/Chemicals; SAICM (CREPD is NGO national Focal point); Cameroon Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) (hospital waste management); Working with the Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development; IPEN Participating Organization active in many specialized working Groups; Occupational Knowledge International (OK International); Remineralize The Earth (RTE); ZeroMercury Working Group; Consumers For Dental Choice; SSNC ;Many Universities (national and abroad) and Grassroots farmer organizations.